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Laura M.

Laura M.

Creative Marketing, Writing & Social Media Pro

United States

Hello and thank you for viewing my profile! I am an experienced marketing and mass media professional. I have worked in the mortgage and real estate world, as well as in the health/fitness/nutrition industry. I have a deep understanding of all things marketing, advertising, and social media. I am also Microsoft Office certified (ie: a PowerPoint and Excel pro), and I can create and monetize websites! I can write articles and content about nearly any topic, or be touted as an expert in the financial or wellness industries. Whether you need a writer to help you with a single project, or a recurring article, I can help you achieve success! I am seriously a Jack (or Jill) of all trades!

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Jenna Goodwin

Jenna Goodwin

Blogger-Social Media Outreach

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

I have worked online in internet marketing since 2008 as a parenting blogger. In this time, I have ran social media accounts for various businesses, blogged to promote companies, and launched campaigns getting additional blogs involved in promotion. Social Media Management is something I take pride in with over 20k Twitter Followers. I know that social media is constantly changing and you have to keep content engaging to grow your audience. I have been featured in print media, news media, and more. My latest accomplishment includes being included in a book. Soon, I will be working towards creating a book of my own.

$10.26 /hr
24 hours

Doris C.

Doris C. Agency Contractor

Top Quality Writing and Translation Services

United Kingdom

I offer excellent quality work at affordable prices. I take pride on my work and deliver tailored services to meet all the clients' needs and specifications. I am a very dedicated person, reliable and with a very good eye for detail. I never miss a deadline and customer satisfaction is my main goal when providing my services.

Associated with: Doris C.

98% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Sherri M.

Sherri M. Agency Contractor

Providing solutions through the written word

United States - Portfolio: 5

'Wow, all I can say is Sherri far exceeded my expectations. I can not imagine how she could of improved, all the material she provided was spot on for what we were trying to achieve. Additionally everything was turned around within a day of when I gave it to her. On all levels I give her a huge recommendation.' To be a good writer one must have a passion for writing. I do! My goal is for each and every customer I help to be completely satisfied with my work. I have experience with web copy writing, social media, content articles, press releases, blog writing, SEO articles, newsletter content, e-book forwards, and resume writing.

Associated with: SLM Writing Solutions LLC

97% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Michael Arangua

Michael Arangua Agency Contractor

Shakespearean Quality for the Internet Age

United States - Portfolio: 17

Renaissance Writers is a ghostwriting agency that specializes in extended research, creative voice, humor and emotion, unique content and in-depth writing beyond ordinary web publishing. We write anything and everything, customizing your message to perfection. Renaissance Writers is owned by SEO consultant and experienced freelance writer Michael Arangua. One of the highlights of his career was working with on two full-length books, which taught him the importance of a professional voice, in-depth research and industry-focused content. He has been published traditionally and has also self-published, creating books for Kindle, iTunes, Nook and other outlets. He worked six years as an editor and writer for Words You Want, the top SEO firm on Elance.

Associated with: Renaissance Writers

97% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Justine Nofal

Justine Nofal Agency Contractor

The Right Stuff Right Away

South Africa

JUSTINE'S ARTICLE & COPY SERVICE * Web Content * SEO Articles * Blog Posts * Ezine * Ebooks * Sales * Social Media * WordPress * Joomla * etc.. Top class, unique SEO articles, sales letters blogging, long sales letters, short sales letters, killer web copy, sales copy, dan kennedy style sales letters, seo writing, wordpress, copy writing, SEO articles, editing & proofreading, slide shows, promotional videos. Etcetera. OFFLINE MEDIA EXPERIENCE JOURNALIST / FEATURES WRITER / REPORTER Het Suid-Western Oudtshoorn Courant George Herald The Friend Pretoria News Citizen Business Day ComputerWeek Farmer's Weekly FREELANCE WRITER / PHOTOGRAPHER / COLUMNIST / TRANSLATOR Sapa Reuters The Star (Business Report) Finance Week Sunday Times Cape Times Cape Argus Eastern Province Herald Eat Out Agrihub AfriBusiness (UK) PR / CORPORATE VIDEO Grant Marshall Communications O-Zone Corporate Video Productions (Clients: Toyota, Panasonic, Afrox, BMW SA)

Associated with: Justine Nofal

96% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
0 hours

Shane Almgren

Shane Almgren Agency Contractor

Small Business Solutions With Rockstar Appeal

United States - Portfolio: 637

TOP 100 ELANCE PROVIDER Offering one-stop services to meet all your graphic & web design, music production and voice-over needs. See what Elance clients are saying: “This is honestly the best contractor I have worked with on Elance, by far. Shane was exceptionally responsive and timely, and not only that, he provided a superior work product that exceeded my expectations. ” -CJHFinancial "I have dealt with plenty of contractors in my time. Shane by far ranks among the BEST.... He took my idea and brought it to a different level.” -Benstell “A pleasure to work with. Timely, artistic, creative, and highly skilled in graphic design. ” -cheftinaleigh Our client list spans the globe from LA to London, Sydney to Djakarta. I combine technical expertise with a hyperactive imagination and boundless creativity to achieve breathtakingly unique and stylistic results. Just don't ask me if I think outside the box...I won't have any idea what box you're talking abou

Associated with: Shane Almgren MultiMedia & Entertainment

93% Job Success
$75.00 /hr
0 hours

Asad K.

Asad K. Agency Contractor

Exceptional Copywriting Services...Every Time

United States - Portfolio: 50

Copywriting Content is a Chicago-based company that uses time-tested writing strategies coupled with contemporary SEO expertise to bring its clients success. Backed by years of copywriting experience in almost every industry under the sun, we blended the art of writing and the science of SEO to create an infallible performance formula that works every time. We work to create synergy with clients and deliver above-par results. Writers at Copywriting Content began writing when the internet was in its infancy stage, which is why they understand the effect of impactful writing without gimmicks and smoke & mirrors. On the other hand, we have industry experts in SEO who ensure that all our written content is in alignment with current SEO practices. So the final deliverable is crafted to please readers as much as search engines. We also regularly write for offline publications.

Associated with: Copywriting Content

92% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
0 hours

Judi Hopson

Judi Hopson Agency Contractor

Expert book editor and author

United States - Portfolio: 14

Your project will receive attention to detail for either writing or editing. My clients say it all in scoring my work with a 5.0 rating. I am a college textbook author, expert book editor, and a national newspaper columnist for Tribune Media. My column on self-help psychology topics runs in such newspapers as the Dallas Morning Sun, Chicago Tribune, Miami Herald, Seattle Times, and Charlotte Observer. Prior to my column's distribution, I co-wrote a college textbook, Burnout to Balance: EMS Stress (Pearson) and worked as a freelance magazine writer for many publications (Emergency magazine, Essence, Catholic Digest, Home Life to name a few). My expertise is in psychology-related topics, especially those geared to stress management issues. My HR stress management articles for ValueOptions (United Healthcare) are presently utilized by 15% of America's Fortune 500 Companies.

Associated with: Judi Hopson

81% Job Success
$24.00 /hr
0 hours

J Alfred Graham III

J Alfred Graham III

Fiction & Non-fiction Writer/Ghostwriter/Educator

United States - Portfolio: 1

Retired professor of technical science and mathematics looking for exciting writing and/or research projects to make a little money having fun learning new things or helping research and teach others new things in the most interesting and effective ways possible.

$66.70 /hr
11 hours